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April 18th, 2013 05:18 PM #1
Alternate Spelling of ELEANOR POLL!
I love the name Eleanor and my husbad loved it too! UNTILL HE SAW HOW IT WAS SPELLED... eLeANOr... he is hispanic and ANO is.. well its anus....
Now I am not a huge fan of younique spellings but I have no issue using an alternative ESTABLISHED spelling (as we did with our son Josef) and i know Eleanor has quite a few alternative spellings SO.... my question is which is your prefered alterate spelling of Eleanor???boys names drive me crazy!
April 18th, 2013 05:40 PM #3
I don't know why your husband has such a negative reaction to the spelling Eleanor. Is it common for people to pick apart names and find words in their own language? Many names/words have "ano" in them (Giuliano, Luciano, Mariano, Silvano, Stefano, Vanora, Americano, Italiano, Milano etc... and I've never heard anyone having a problem with them). I like Eleanor the best but Elinor is ok too.
Last edited by mischa; April 18th, 2013 at 06:01 PM.All the best,
April 18th, 2013 05:51 PM #5Senior Member
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Elinor is my favorite
Elinore -that last 'e' sort of bothers me a bit, partly because it's a silent letter..if someone were writing her name they might not put that final e, and while it's not too big a deal, it could get a bit tiresome for her..
Eleonor -sounds like a donkey bray to me..i see e-leon-or, draw out the r sound..and yeah..no offense intended..just couldn't help but think that.
Eleonore- same as Elinore
Elenor -hmm..i guess this would be my second choice
Elenore- same as the other 'e' two..Alyssa*Ada*Lydia*Aria*Leah*Elijah*Peter*Paul*Calvin*
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April 18th, 2013 05:53 PM #7
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April 18th, 2013 05:55 PM #9
100% Elinor.Top Names: Benedict Zeal & Noelle Geneva
Olivia/Livy : Darah/Bethel : Eve/Verity
Eli/Calvin: Luke/Zane: Levi/Phineas
TTC this year!!